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that come up. >> woodruff: other leaders, including new york city mayor michael bloomberg, have joined the call for action this week at a summit on gun violence in baltimore. >> the rate of firearms homicide in america is 20 times higher than it is in other economically advanced nations. we have got to change that. and it has to start this week. with real leadership from the white house. >> woodruff: maryland and delaware are also weighing new laws, as two new polls show national support for more gun control. the pew research center found a majority favors banning assault weapons and tracking gun sales. and a "washington post"/abc news survey out today found more than half of americans support a ban on assault weapons while nearly two-thirds would ban high capacity magazines. 55% say they are for placing armed guards in schools, a measure favored by the national rifle association. violent video games have also been mentioned by both the n.r.a. and the white house as a concern. but today there was new controversy over the n.r.a.'s new practice range app for i-pads and i-phones, recommen
is of course new york city mayor michael bloomberg. he has been thinking strategically about this issue for a long time, in ways that are now beginning to pay off. >> does that dynamic change now? does the nra have disproportionate power? you argued a moment ago that they didn't have the power they once had in a presidential election. >> look, i'll give you a good example. one of the things they decided to do in this last election was to support some candidates that were running against those that had great records with the nra, where the nra was putting their money into one side. i decided to put my money into the other side. >> joe baca in california one of those democrats that you -- >> we won four out of seven. four out of seven where the nra supported every one of those four and we won with a small amount of money. there is this myth that the nra is so powerful -- >> mr. bloomberg's experimental anti-nra pac spending, it did focus on seven races in 2012. he didn't win all of them. but he did win four of those races. and it didn't take him a ton of money to do it. and as we reported
groups like the new one formed by gabrielle giffords or michael bloomberg who has money to put behind it. they want to be counterweight for the nra. it will take a long time to do that. the public is willing to see some more gun restrictions like background checks, maybe a been a of high capacity magazines. but the reason the president and the vice president talk about the executive orders that can't do that much is because they understand how difficult it will be to get the legislation of any type passed through this congress. he can bolster the data collection and ban import of assault weapons but not much else he can do by himself. >> bret: look, the polls. recent poll, the quinnipiac poll if virginia. and they asked do you favor background checks at gun sho shows? 92% favor that. 7% oppose. this is registered virginia voters. obviously, virginia is a state that democrats passed election. and a pretty fair assessment. split. other question do you favor putting armed police officers in public schools? 66% favor. 29% oppose. actually when you broke it down it was 7 #% republicanssh -- 7
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at johns hopkins university. his guest was a leader on this issue. mayor michael bloomberg of new york who pointed out this is one of the things we talked to congresswoman rosa delauro about. the lack -- the inability of the cdc because of legal restrictions, placed by congress, their inability to even do any research on the impacts of gun violence. here's mayor bloomberg. >> nih spends $21 million annually researching headaches but it spends less than $1 million on all of the gun deaths that happen every year. if that doesn't give you a headache, it should. >> bill: yeah. good for bloomberg. so ridiculous. and rosa delauro has introduced legislation to lift that restriction. >> it is nice to see some of the politicians now take it seriously. you have to give credit to michael bloomberg. he's been on top of this for a long long time. >> bill: he really has. meanwhile, the nra is just -- it is just making things worse right? they come out, as we discussed at the top of the hour, with randi weingarten coming out with an absurd proposal to arm every teacher in america as if that's the answer.
if the delay bothers them and then step back after you ask the question. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg was more tempered in his reaction but as the region continues to reel from the devastation of the october storm, cuomo and christie showed they could flex considerable political muscle and pressure republicans to hold a vote this friday. the empire and garden states reliably vote democratic in national elections but the region's vast wealth fills the coffers of politicians in both parties. in real world terms what does not getting this money now mean for the state of new jersey? >> our ability to be able to help small businesses on the shore and elsewhere get up and running, huge difference to help people get back in their homes, huge difference. to be able to know can we replenish and rebuild the beaches. >> reporter: fema said the national flood insurance program will run out of money next week. it has already paid out $1.7 billion in sandy-related claims. flood control and transit repair projects could also be delayed. repairs to the path trains which link bo
the question. >> reporter: mayor michael bloomberg was more tempered in his reaction. cuomo and christy showed they could flex considerable political muscle and pressure republicans to hold a vote this friday. the empire and garden states vote democratic but the regions' vast well offers coffers of politics from both parties. >> in real term as what does this money mean. >> to be able to help small businesses on the shore and elsewhere on the shore up and running. huge difference. help people get back in their homes, huge difference. to know if we can replenish the beaches and rebuild the beaches. >> reporter: fema says the national flood insurance program will run out of the money next week. it's already paid out $1.7 billion in sandy-related claims. repairs to the path trains which link beeoth states and cost ove $700 billion may be put on hold. it took the federal government just ten days to get a relief package to the gulf coast. it has now been 67 days since sandy made landfall and people here in the northeast are still waiting. norah and anthony? >> elaine quijano, thank you. with us now
michael bloomberg of new york city. [applause] please also join me in welcoming the former state comptroller and the former suny board chair. i would like to especially welcome the citizens who came to join us today for the governor's speech. this is his third state of the state address. thank you for traveling and taking time to be with us today. it now is the the honor to welcome the rabbi to honor us with a blessing. [applause] >> justice show you pursue -- shall you pursue. whether it is in hebrew, latin, english, or any of the merit of languages, the biblical commandment to pursue justice is one of our most fundamental obligations as human beings within the society as we have created. it verbalizes the notion that everyone of us possesses inherent dignity, and thus, everyone is entitled to respect and fairness. justice, justice you shall pursue. to the great credit of many of the people in this room, new york has changed during the past two years, reemerging as a leader within our nation in the pursuit and the realization of progressive values, that the pursuit of justice is
jackson as he steps on the foot of a waitress who's apparently serving the new york city mayor michael bloomberg right on the sideline, so jackson was out tripping over a waitress. had to leave the game. >> i don't want to use the word conspiracy, but how obscure is it to have the mayor, the waitress somewhere where steven jackson could strip -- trip, did i just say that word, trip over her? nobody laughed. nobody laughs. >> it makes for a good tip, though. nice job. >> thank you very much. >>> and we want to let you know you can get all the major sports stories on bleacherreport.com including a preview of the cotton bowl featuring heisman wine are johnny manziel, texas a&m versus oklahoma. it should be a good one. >> watch your step around here. don't trip. i'm victor blackwell, thank you for joining us today. "cnn newsroom" will continue with ashleigh banfield after this. >> reporter: roughly 12 million americans are without work. nearly 5 million for a half year or more. so, career counselors across the country are starting 2013 with a clear message -- keep hanging on. >> it's a lot
chairman, paul volcker a, a former federal chairman, michael bloomberg, mayor of new york, david walker, former head of the gao, warren buffett -- host: tell us what you are concerned about that? caller: because that is the white elephants. this is the challenge i have for you, congressman, and for c- span. every financial person that comes on, ask them a simple question -- where would our country be today had we adopted the simpson-bowles report? we would not be in the mess we are in. the people that are on the hill that are passing all these bills would be in check. guest: for me it is simple. i would vote for simpson-bowles to better the country would be in a better position if we had adopted simpson-bowles. that is the direct answer to your question. i think mr. simpson-bowles and alan simpson are american heroes. and given a very important job. the president to sign them with a task of looking at the challenges we face as a country fiscally. he instructed them -- and this show great vision by the president -- instructed them to put together a bipartisan group of thoughtful people w
is different than what governor cuomo is suggesting. michael bloomberg and governor cuomo have their own plans-- >> but the president himself said in public only about 50 times in the last two months, last two weeks, rather, he would like the assault weapons ban reinstated. >> clayton: and those legislation that people were ignorant on them. it didn't work then. >> tucker: everybody has the same goal, which is to figure out why is this happening, i don't think enough time has been spent pondering that. why would someone go in and murder children. are we in the country thinking about that. who cares what kind of tool he used, why did he do it, the question. >> alisyn: excellent point and we would welcome any of your comments. meanwhile, let's get your headlines, we have a fox news alert. syrian president assad a rare speech, first time since june he has addressed the public on the state of civil war in his country and assad is standing firm saying he will not step down, and all enemies of syria will quote, go to hell. the speech comes, and that's-- as syrian rebels are closer to the capital of
have started an effort. the principal owner of bloomberg lp michael wloomberg cares passionately about this and will spend a lot of money. and wheyou look at these issues of nominee for secretary of defense, nominee for secretary of the treasury, and these criticisms on diversity, what did he say about that, major? >> well, the president said just hold on a minute. wait until i have made my appointments but for at point. s made so far on the national security side, all white males, treasury secretary, jack lew, an insider, chief of staff now moving over there, there are those who look at this administration and say not only is he not diverse as diverse tas was the% term, but it doesn't have any sort of that low level rivalry contingent that the first term cabinet did. all these people are died in the wool obama loyalists om the tightest elemental elements of the innercircle for president obama. and that is not a diversity criticism t might be a sort of well wa, kind of outside opinions and perspectives are you getting at all, diverse or otherwise, and there are those who are criticizin
leadership by mayor michael bloomberg, county executives, please stand so we can recognize you. [applause] and reverend mullings who gave us the invocation and had a church in the middle of the rockaways told you half the story. the reverend to me epitomizes what citizens did all across this state. they took the church and removed the pughs and removed the art facts and turned it into an emergency shelter for state workers and local workers for the fema workers to work out of the church. and i remember speaking to the reverend about it and he said what is a better use for a church during a storm when people need -- are in need than to literally turn it into a shelter. it was right and it was true but it was hard to do. he was there 24 hours a day 7 days a week. he was the moral support for the community. he represent it is best leadership of new yorkers. i'd ask him to stand so we can give him a round of applause. [applause] >> i was at the reverend's church so many times i thought i should put money in the plate. i oh you reverend. despite all of these efforts, despite all of the efforts
councilman's phone call within a few days. there is a dear to go in the bloomberyear to go in the bloomberg administration. third terms are tough. at this point, i'm sayin classg, see it through to the end. >> michael miers, director of new york civil rights commission. with respect to the change and progress of welfare reform policy from the no man in the home rule, the mother and children need financial assistance to now in their current policy, encouraging fathers and parents with respect to the change in social values. family is redefined. you cannot have a situation where you are preferring fathers and defining parented and family with the father being the head of household. i want to talk about the work requirement in the context of massive employment. >> i am glad you raised the issue of the father in the household. the other way we try to tackle the single parent family issue is that we can see a little bit on marriage and say, let's work with the dead -- concede a little bit on marriage and say, let's work with the dad. we fund parenting programs. the idea is that we can get better
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